Barracks Gift Store Winter Break

The Barracks Gift Store will close for Winter Break from Monday January 4, 2021 and reopen on Thursday January 14, 2021 at 10AM.

The Firefighter Bear has arrived at the Barracks Gift Store

The Firefighter Bear was designed with gratitude, for all the First Responders, who have fought so hard to protect the lives and property of Californians affected by the wildfires. Made […]

Online Resources from State Parks

Emily Walski, Guide 1, State Parks, wants us to check out the many virtual tours of California history and of our State Parks that are available to us online:  On-Demand […]

COVID-19 Closures

Most of the areas of the historic parks are now closed. The Barracks Gift Store is open Thursday through Monday. See the California State Parks Website for more information. Sonoma […]

SPParks AGM on Zoom

On November 12, SPParks held its 2020 Annual General Meeting in virtual mode – an online Zoom meeting attended by thirty four members. The session was crafted by Dave Brummett […]

Victorian Craft Fair cancelled

The popular Victorian Craft Fair (in honor of Kay Archibald), held annually in November at the General Vallejo Home in Sonoma, will not be held this year. Due to COVID-19 and […]

Petaluma Adobe SHP cancels Fandango

The 2020 Fandango at Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park is cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of our guests, performers and volunteers remain at the […]

Docent Zoom Meeting, September 12, 10AM

Since we were unable to have our annual picnic, we are planning to get together online (via Zoom). The objective of this get together is to simply touch base and […]

News Stories Examine Junipero Serra’s Legacy

Opinion pieces that appeared in recent editions of the Press-Democrat and the New York Times examine the legacy of Junipero Serra and the California missions in the light of the […]